October 15, 2014

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING ABOUT JIM CRAIG?

“Your presentation was. excellent, you were able to reach out and touch every member of our group. It was informative, heartfelt, and inspirational. The attendees are still talking about it. Jim, it was a pleasure working with you.” Vice President Sales, First Incentive Travel “I would fully recommend Jim Craig as a key note speaker. Jim’s preparation and delivery were simply outstanding. He took the time to learn our business and built an inspirational and motivational story for our team. […]
October 14, 2014

YOU’RE NOT COMPETING WITH YOUR COMPETITION

This month we are discussing Chapter 6 of Gold Medal Strategies, “Great Teams Have a Real or Invented Enemy”. The whole chapter is about real or invented enemies. Enemies does not always have to be the competition. Read below for clarification and some 1980 Olympic Gold Medal insight. When I speak to groups, when I coach teamwork, I strongly emphasize the importance of having enemies—real or invented—and being on guard against their destructive potential. If you don’t see an enemy […]
September 30, 2014

JIM CRAIG TO ATTEND EVENT AT THE ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

“Jim Craig, the “Miracle on Ice” goalie, will visit Rochester Institute of Technology as part of a fund-raiser for the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund. Craig will attend an open-to-the-public VIP lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the Gordon Field House reception room. A question-and-answer session is part of the luncheon.” Tickets are $75, or $500 per table. The deadline for purchase is Friday. CLICK HERE to read more information about […]
September 18, 2014

NOT NECESSARILY THE BEST PLAYERS—BUT THE RIGHT ONES

Here is a segment, titled, “Not Necessarily the Best Players – But the Right Ones,” from Chapter 5 of Gold Medal Strategies: Among all the spoken lines and quotes that popular media and art has rendered and produced concerning the 1980 men’s U.S. Olympic hockey team, perhaps the dialogue that most intrigues managers and coaches, and which they find most useful, is a conversation in the movie Miracle that takes place between U.S. team assistant coach Craig Patrick (played by […]